"That's true," said Sancho, "for such a strong wind comes against me on this side, that it seems as if people were blowing on me with a thousand pair of bellows;" which was the case; they were puffing at him with a great pair of bellows; for the whole adventure was so well planned by the duke, the duchess, and their majordomo, that nothing was omitted to make it perfectly successful.
What mind, that is not wholly barbarous and uncultured, can find pleasure in reading of how a great tower full of knights sails away across the sea like a ship with a fair wind, and will be to-night in Lombardy and to-morrow morning in the land of Prester John of the Indies, or some other that Ptolemy never described nor Marco Polo saw?
The south wind blew Dora, and the wild flowers in the hedges were all Doras, to a bud.
When she did speak, her words were enigmatical:-- "Something is going out; I can feel it pass me like a cold wind.
I have an association between it and a stormy wind, or the lightest mention of a sea-shore, as strong as any of which my mind is conscious.
He laughed deeply and it was like a warm wind rolled across the world.
A tree is "shaken with a mighty wind;" a man slowly shakes his head.
"Bitter winds whipped around me in the darkness, shrieking a fierce challenge.
Though we were in shelter, we could hear the rising wind, for it moaned and whistled through the rocks, and the branches of the trees crashed together as we swept along.
JanWoo-Corriboo Knows ThingsThe afternoon sun was warm and a dry wind rustled the cottonwood leaves as Helga strode through the bustling crowd to fill her plate again.
A keen east wind hit them, blowing from the mouth of the river.
The rain had stopped and a fresh chilly wind was rippling the pools in the streets and rapidly drying the sidewalks.
We found the ship in the river, surrounded by a crowd of boats; a favourable wind blowing; the signal for sailing at her mast-head.
A violent wind does not last for a whole morning; a sudden rain does not last for the whole day.
should alter the form of a hand is self-evident, since muscles grow stronger with practice and the skin becomes coarser and drawn through friction, sharp wind and insufficient care.
It was really March; but it was April in its mild air, brisk soft wind, and bright sun, occasionally clouded for a minute; and everything looked so beautiful under the influence of such a sky, the effects of the shadows pursuing each other on the ships at Spithead and the island beyond, with the ever-varying hues of the sea, now at high water, dancing in its glee and dashing against the ramparts with so fine a sound, produced altogether such a combination of charms for Fanny, as made her gradually almost careless of the circumstances under which she felt them.
Not an ill wind, I hope?’
The skipper took advantage of his opportunity, hoisted sail, and put out to sea with a favorable wind.
Mr. Davis had evidently taken his coffee too strong that morning, there was an east wind, which always affected his neuralgia, and his pupils had not done him the credit which he felt he deserved.
I was seriously affected, without knowing how much, by late events; and my long exposure to the fierce wind had confused me.